Compact Track Loaders: Equipment Spotlight

Compact track loaders from Case, Bobcat, New Holland, John Deere, Kubota Tractor Corp. and Caterpillar.

Case Construction Equipment recently upgraded its TR320 and TV380 Alpha Series compact track loaders, which now feature 90-hp, 3.4-liter Case diesel engines with the full high-pressure common rail design typically used in larger construction equipment. To meet Tier 4 Interim emission requirements, Case equipped the models with cooled exhaust gas recirculation technology, including diesel particulate filter and diesel oxidizing catalyst. Rated operating capacities are 3,200 pounds in the TR320, and 3,800 pounds for the TV380. The Case 3.4L engine features a new, patented piston design that promotes thorough combustion, optimizes power and fuel efficiency. Electronic engine controls monitor EGR sensors and other inputs to determine diesel particulate filter system regeneration needs. 262.636.6011,

Bobcat T650 compact track loader is ideal for digging and trenching jobs. The T650, part of the M-Series line of loaders, provides top productivity and the ability to extend your working season. The vertical lift path gives maximum forward reach at flatbed truck height for a variety of grading, digging, trenching and backfilling jobs. With the optional pressurized cab, operators can work in extreme comfort and have improved visibility of the working area. M-Series models deliver unequaled digging and pushing power, combined with the most available attachments in the industry. 866.823.7898,

New Holland

The C232 compact track loader features the patented vertical lift Super Boom design, delivering the industry’s best forward dump height and reach. The C232 is rated at 76 hp. The C232 has a rated operating capacity of 3,200 pounds and a bucket breakout force of 8,585 pounds. The overall width is just 79 inches on the C232 model equipped with the 18-inch tracks, to make it easier to transport the machine on a standard trailer. 262.636.6011,

John Deere

The John Deere 319D compact track loader is a 63-hp machine powered by a John Deere PowerTech E4034HT IT4 certified diesel engine. Loaded with customer-inspired enhancements, the 319D offers a spacious operator station, a quiet pressurized cab with best-in-class visibility, and swing-out doors. Options include electrohydraulic joysticks and selectable control pattern and variable boom and bucket speed settings. Creature comforts include a suspension seat, cup holder, 12-volt power port, additional storage, and optional AM/FM/weather band radio. Compatible with more than 100 available Worksite Pro attachments allow contractors to expand their business opportunities. 800.503.3373,

Kubota Tractor Corp.

The model SVL75 and SVL90 compact track loaders are Kubota designed, engineered and manufactured, and powered by a Kubota diesel engine. The machines offer best-in-class bucket breakout force and exceptional lifting capacity, providing outstanding performance and productivity. The 74.3-gross hp SVL75 boasts a 6,204-pound bucket breakout-force and a 4,881-pound lifting capacity. The 90-gross hp SVL90 has a bucket breakout-force of 7,961 pounds and a lifting capacity of 5,869 pounds. Both models are powered by a four-cylinder, direct injection, turbo-charged Kubota diesel engine. 888.458.2682,


The Cat 299D XHP compact track loader, introduced earlier this year, is the largest, most powerful track loader that Caterpillar has ever built. The electronically controlled Cat C3.8 engine produces 110 net hp and meets Tier 4 Interim emissions standards. The loader is equipped with a 40-gpm high-flow hydraulic system operating at 4,061 psi and producing 95 hydraulic hp, which efficiently handles the largest of hydraulically powered work tools. 309.675.1000,

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